Physical Education

Big Ideas:
Provide students with a variety of foundational movement activities that develop their ABCs (agility, balance, coordination)the building blocks of movement. Through fun and imaginative play, children develop confidence, social and emotional skills, gross motor skills, and an understanding that an active lifestyle is important. Highlights include music and movement, ball skills, soccer, gymnastics, yoga, skipping, run jump throw, and cooperative games. *Daily PE classes 

Grade 1
Big Ideas: 
Develop children's fundamental movement skills (running, jumping, throwing) and promote the joy and benefits of daily physical activity through inclusive, collaborative sports and activities, many of which are outdoors. Highlights include ball skills, cooperative games, gymnastics, dance, soccer, run jump throw, skipping and tennis. *Daily PE classes 

Grade 2 
Big Ideas: Students continue to develop locomotor, nonlocomotor and manipulative movement skills. By participating in inclusive, fun activities, children follow safe procedures, demonstrate teamwork and leadership, enjoy opportunities to be innovative and strategic, and understand the benefits of daily physical activity. Highlights include cooperative games, cross country, dance, gymnastics, soccer, ball skills, swimming, run jump throw, tennis and striking/fielding games. *Daily PE classes 

Grade 3
Big Ideas: By participating in inclusive, multisport activities, student develop and refine locomotor, nonlocomotor, manipulative and sport-specific movement skills, and enjoy the benefits of daily physical activity, including improved aerobic and strength fitness, coordination, cognition and mood. Highlights include soccer, volleyball, cross country, dance, gymnastics, basketball, run jump throw, tennis, swimming, and track and field. *Daily PE classes

West Point Grey Academy

4125 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., V6R 4P9
Tel: 604-222-8750  

Since 1996, West Point Grey Academy has gratefully resided on the Jericho Lands, the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam Indian Band), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nation and sə̓lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation. Honoured to learn and play on these beautiful lands, we endeavour to be a leader in Indigenous education. In creating shared understanding and opportunities, we hope to help foster a more equitable society for all.